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KCSMMHZ
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
premier will get spots. jian has been doubling as the chief of chongqing city since the dismissal of his great predecessor. analysts believe he is close to former chinese president. he is well-versed in finance and his father was also a vice premier. it's safe to say he belongs to the informal network. six other officials are jockeying for the remaining three seats. they are the party chief of shanghai city, the head of the publicity department, the party chief of tian jan city, the head of the party's organization department, state counselor, who is in charge of education and culture, and the party chief of guangdong province. >> some analysts say it's quite difficult to predict who will join the top leadership because everything is decided in a black box. what do we know about the process? >> well, there is a heated competition taking place between the force and the communists and the group close to the former premier jiang zemin. this is the word used to describe the party officials. they are not a closely knit faction, but with the help of their parents' personal connections they
KCSMMHZ
Nov 15, 2012 2:30pm PST
rocket towards televisa, for the first time in 20 years israel's biggest city has come under attack. >> in response, israel vowed to increase military operations aimed at militants in gaza. three israelis were killed by a palestinian rocket earlier today. >> these developments, in the second day of an israeli assault on militant targets in gaza. >> the number of dead and wounded continues to rise in gaza. the israeli military has carried out more than 160 airstrikes since launching a defensive with the targeted killing of hamas military chief. palestinians who turned out for the funeral of him as a martyr. israel says he masterminded attacks on israelis, including the 2006 kidnapping of a soldier. in israel, a town came under fire from across the border on thursday. three people were killed. israel says deaths like these underscore the need for a tough response. >> in recent days and weeks, hamas and other terror organizations in gaza have made normal life impossible for normal israelis. no government would tolerate a situation where nearly 1/5 minutes people live under a constant b
KCSMMHZ
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
diploma city as well as domestic affairs. >> xi jinping's pather was a vice premier, so she became part of china's informal network. princelings gain power by taking advantage of their parents and status and ties to influential fingers. but xi didn't have it easy. authorities ousted his father and jailed him during the cultural revolution. xi was forced to work in the countryside as a teenager. he went to a prestigious university in beijing from 1975 to 1979. and then he spent the next quarter essentially holding down key positions in the communist party and the government in shanghai. xi gained domestic and international prominence in 2007. he skipped the stage of politburo member and went straight into the politburo's standing committee. xi's wife is a well-known figure in her own right. she is a popular singer in the troupe belonging to the people's liberation army. analysts say her star status and support from the military has helped xi's career. xi has spent the last couple of years cementing his position as successor to president hu jintao. he visited the u.s. in early 2012 to promot
KCSMMHZ
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
16,000 reserve troops after a rocket struck near the largest commercial city of tel aviv on thursday. th tanks have been deployed near the border with gaza. the attack on the city was the first since the gulf war about 20 years ago. air raid sirens sent residents running for shelter. in gaza, hisham qandil met ahamas leader on friday. qandil later visited a hospital to visit wounded people. he i do death announced the bombings in front of reporters. israel and egypt have an existing peace treaty, but relations have chilled since the fall of the government of president hosni mubarak. >>> good weather isn't going to continue in tokyo according to tour meteorologist robert speta. robert, tell us more. >>> well, at least for the time being, some sunny skies, but take a look at the cloud cover coming in across korea and eastern china. that's pulling off here towards the east. on saturday morning, you're going to start to see some heavy rain showers in western japan, then eventually working its way off towards the east throughout the evening hours, and even into sunday, some snow
KCSMMHZ
Nov 16, 2012 2:30pm PST
commercial sector. hours later, they ran out in jerusalem, the first time the city has not targeted since 1970. they are calling up tens of thousand of reservists. the government is now ruling of the possibility of launching a ground offensive. >> we are reacted forcefully against the launch rockets. if necessary, we are prepared to broaden our attack. >> throughout the day, there have been raining down. hamas interior director was one of those hit. the international community wants egypt to use its influence to help broker rate peace deal. on a visit to gaza are, of the egyptian and prime minister announced the is really assaults like to buy the hamas leader. >> post-revolutionary egypt, will make every effort to stop these attacks and to ensure the rights of the palestinian people. >> israel says they will halt their attacks only will they stop firing rockets out their people. coming within striking distance of tel aviv and jerusalem, they seem unlikely to opt for restraint. >> with the latest? >> we understand from reports in gaza that there are more airstrikes and there was anot
KCSMMHZ
Nov 8, 2012 2:30pm PST
of a government air strike on the city's great mosque. meanwhile, rebels say they have taken one of the two remaining government-controlled posts along the turkish border. in a rare interview, bashar al- assad was defiant. speaking to russian television, he ruled out the possibility he might go into exile. >> i am syrian. i will live and die in syria. >> assad warned the west against military intervention in the country and said such a move would have global ramifications and warned any intervention would have what he called a domino effect. meanwhile, syrian opposition politicians are meeting in the qatari capital to try to form a unified group. the opposition is under pressure from the west to create a government in waiting that would be ready to take over if and when assad is no longer in control. >> i am sure we shall find the best solution to create a leadership which can face challenges. >> the group is likely to be dominated by the syrian national council. it has just elected a new secretariat, around 1/circassia of home are islamists. >> onto business news now. german engine
KCSMMHZ
Nov 12, 2012 9:30am PST
protesting a scheduled eviction. evictions are now commonplace in cities across spain. when they attract this much public attention, though, they're often called off at the last minute. edu solano has already received several eviction notices. he can no longer pay the mortgage on his apartment. he also says he was tricked and betrayed. his mortgage was 800 euros a month. but after one year, that amount suddenly doubled. >> it feels like war. you never know when the enemy will attack. it's nerve-wracking. i've managed to get an extension two times now. that's a small victory, but i know the enemy will be back eventually. >> hipatia condor and her family have given up their battle with the bank, and are going back to ecuador. >> it's very sad. we're leaving behind friends, memories, a big part of our life here. >> edu solano is here to say goodbye. he'll probably be forced to leave soon, too. the bubble has burst here in spain -- and with it, their dreams of a better life have been shattered. >> to kenya now, where the situation couldn't be more different. with growth rates of around five
KCSMMHZ
Nov 12, 2012 2:30pm PST
easy to tended to the wounded l.a. elud city. it's impossible now. i could not pack up and leave. i know they need me. i see terrible wounds every day. >> nowadays, improvised connex are all that many syrian doctors have. an estimated two-thirds of the hospitals have been damaged in the conflict and many have shut their doors completely. medics from the clinic to drive out to treat the wounded in a private car. the doctors asked reporters not true. other locations. in not to reveal the location. they do not want a government air strike. this conflict has been a crash course in where madison. >> we were not used to these kinds of massive war wounds before. now, after more than a year-and- a-half in practice, we are experts in the field. >> the clinic is largely sponsored by one rebel businessman. more and more like a are cropping up in the north with no shortage of patients to treat. >> next week, germany will decide on their next steps in afghanistan according to the defense minister visiting the war-torn country. >> of germany has nearly 5000 troops stationed in afghanistan as part
KCSMMHZ
Nov 14, 2012 2:30pm PST
country freely for the most part. only in the holy city was she not allowed to take pictures. that is where she realized the power of the cleric's -- clerics. >> the thing that really impressed me and for which i was really grateful was the visit to the holy city because it kind of with the way the rose colored glasses. it was quite impressive for me there. i saw who was really in power. >> some of the photographs may not be technically perfect, but they -- but she has succeeded in capturing the subtle ways in which runyon's of many backgrounds rebel against the moral constraints of iran's religious authorities -- capturing the subtle ways in which the iranians of many backgrounds rebel against the moral constraints of iran's religious authorities. >> the position i will spurt has been empty since the firing last month of the coach and commercial manager of the team. coming up this evening, it may be just a friendly, but when it comes to germany playing the netherlands, it is serious business. >> the our troubles will be facing off in amsterdam, and with much of the germans out becaus
KCSMMHZ
Nov 9, 2012 2:30pm PST
ditched the hustle and bustle of the big city and returned to her roots where she has opened up from small hotel. >> when i saw this place, i just know i had to come back. i was on maternity leave and i had spent the summer out here. my first break away from work. i said, this is it. let's go. >> business at the hotel is up where she runs a staff of four. hers is a blueprint for success common to many of to printers in eastern germany. -- want to print your -- entrepreneurs in eastern germany. >> be used to be dead. lots of people came. we turned it around. a lot of the locals come here to talk and hang out, have a cup of coffee or beer. they're happy that we're here. >> consulting agencies have popped up all across eastern germany, like this one, at home in brandenburg. they help compatriot settled back in. the new east germans are giving the region a much needed makeover. clucks of this kind of brain and is immensely rewarding for the region. -- brain gain is rewarding. the have learned new languages and it is putting a whole new perspective on this. >> have a well-educated workers
KCSMMHZ
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
care here is typical of so many areas in rural china. it does not match what people in cities receive. government figures show much doctors, nurses and other health care workers in the countryside. compared with city dwellers, rural people have only one-third the number of health care workers for every 10,000 people. the government also says the number of infants who die in rural china is more than three times higher than in cities. about 3 out of every 10 infants in the countryside dies. in the cities, it's about 1 out of 10. if the government can't help them, some turn to the comfort of the christian faith. he has been attending services at the local protestant church since february. >> translator: going to church has gradually helped me accept the hardships of life. many people here believe that someday their suffering will end if they follow the word of the lord. >> reporter: this church minister is influenced by his christian parents. he began missionary work here four years ago. but the chinese government has not officially sanctioned the church. officials can prosecute
KCSMMHZ
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
the city is now abuzz that the congress is under way. signs and banners bearing slogans are everywhere. some read "cheers to the great chinese communist party," for without the communist party, there would be no new china. this is a major political event, and authorities carefully orchestrate every detail. i went for a tour of beijing to see what they've done. signs of the congress are everywhere in beijing -- flowers, elegant decorations and banners. when i got into a taxi, i found another sign. ahead of the party congress, local authorities here in beijing have instructed all taxis to take the handles off so that people can't open the windows. chinese authorities are trying to prevent activists from throwing antigovernment leaflets out of the windows of moving taxis. police in beijing have put strict traffic checks in place for vehicles entering the capital. government authorities have mobilized an army of volunteers to help with security. they say 1.4 million citizens are taking part in the operation. the volunteers are told to keep suspicious people out of the city cente
KCSMMHZ
Nov 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
railway system for an indian project to connect cities. >>> a magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit central myanmar killing four people. the u.s. jigeological survey sa the quake occurred on sunday. it says the epicenter was about 110 kilometers north of manda y mandalay, the second largest city. it was nearly 10 kilometers deedee deep. officials said some building are damaged. a bridge under construction has collapsed leaving one person dead and four unaccounted for. the missing include construction workers. >>> the opposition candidates in south korea's presidential election have agreed to draft a joint pledge for economic and foreign policies. the move is part of their plan to field a single candidate. the democratic united party candida candidates disclosed the drafts as different venues. >> translator: i will ask them to talk to with the details about the policy as soon as possible. >> translator: we will discuss ways to field a single candidate to realize a change of government. that is what the people want. >> moon and ahne held a phone conference, and agreed to sbree grate their cam
KCSMMHZ
Nov 12, 2012 5:30pm PST
northern china. it does not match what people in cities receive. government figures health care workers in the countryside compared with cities, rural people have only 1/3 the number of health care workers for every 10,000 people. the government also says the number of infants who die in rural china is more than three times in cities. about three out of every ten infants in the countryside dies. in the cities, it's about one out of ten. if the government can't help them, some turn to the comfort of the faith. for it has been attending services at the local protestant church since february. >> translator: going to church has gradually helped me accept the hardships of life. many people here believe that some day their suffering will end. if they follow the word of the lord. >> reporter: this is a church minister influenced by his parents. he began missionary work here four years ago. but the chinese government has not officially sanctioned near the church. even though china's constitution guarantees religious freedom. >> translator: the government, well, i have to say it watches us closely.
KCSMMHZ
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
operators propose they would not set up stores in cities with a population of 300,000 or less. they also offered to close for one weekday twice a month. >>> there's snow in northern japan. meteorologist robert speta is here with the details. robert? >>> well, yes, across much of northern honshu here, actually. that's where we're seeing this cloud cover move overhead. fukushima prefecture in the higher elevations, upwards of 23 secentimeters of snow was repord in the past 23 hours. the winds will shift directions going through your friday, so that means better weather will be on tap. dry conditions across much of japan on friday, but look at this. this is on saturday into sunday. we have another system that will be pushing through the area. we're bringing some unstable weather. it's all coming from central and eastern china here so, that stationary boundary, that's going to develop up and push off here towards the east. it's really caused by the interaction of that cold air off here towards the north, that warm air pouring in from the south. that will be bringing that rainfall off there t
KCSMMHZ
Nov 10, 2012 8:00am PST
overlooks the city. the bamboo takes several months to dry. then it's sawn into pieces and planed before ibrahim and his team start to assemble the frame. his five employees do the preliminary work. then ibrahim talks them through the hard part. the idea for the bamboo bikes originated in the us about 6 years ago. two years ago, ibrahim partnered with an austrian company. >> in the initial stage it was difficult. we didn't have all the tools, we were using our hands in cutting all the shapes. now we have tools that make the work easier. it used to take a week to build one bike but now it takes 3 to 4 days. they help me a lot. they bought me this jig for about $1500. >> making the steering column is one of the tricky bits. if the drill isn't in exactly the right place, all the hard work is for nothing. the bamboo is stabilized with% resin, which prevents it from splitting or getting damaged by pests. then the actual steering column is put in place and attached to the rear wheel and the parts are secured with a mixture of epoxy resin and fibers. while the glue dries, it's time to pick up t
KCSMMHZ
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
, on the toe, down to 9 degrees in new york city 1shgs 1 into d.c. all right. into europe, things are going to be clearing up across much of the continent, but there is going to be consistently heavy rain across the british isles, scotland, particularly, northern ireland, ireland, and up into norway. that will head on into wednesday, as well. 50 mill meet imeters of rain ish to cause some flooding in the british isles and that's certainly what you're going to be getting. here are your temperature, and i will leave you now with your extended forecast. ♪ >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
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